20 DIY Outdoor Science Experiments

20 DIY Outdoor Science Experiments

These easy outdoor science experiments turn your backyard into a giant science lab!As you can tell by our collection of science experiments & activities for kids,  we do many of them right in our backyard. This wasn't always t...
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20 Ways to Enjoy a Summer Night

20 Ways to Enjoy a Summer Night

One of our favorite parts of summertime is the not-so-strict-bedtime schedule so we love to find some fun things to do on a Summer night!We head out after dinner for a walk to the park or spend a night doing something special. With the...
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Unique Gifts for Father's Day that Dads will LOVE!

Unique Gifts for Father's Day that Dads will LOVE!

Browse these unique gift ideas for Dad & Grandpa -- fun items that are sure to put a smile on their face! It's June, which means sunshine, swimming pools and a special day for Dad - which means! When is Father's Day this year?  Don...
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20 Printable Summer Scavenger Hunts

20 Printable Summer Scavenger Hunts

Enjoy these Summer Scavenger Hunt Ideas while you're on vacation, exploring places around town or just relaxing in the backyard!If there's one thing we love, it's a good scavenger hunt ! In fact, we've been known to 'divide and conque...
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2018 Free Summer Movies, Camps & Programs for Kids

2018 Free Summer Movies, Camps & Programs for Kids

Check out these FREE & frugal Summer movies, programs & workshops for kids where you'll find lots of frugal ways to entertain your kids this summer! Summer is coming and kids are looking for fun things to do -- and us parents are ho...
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9 Terrific Books about Turtles

9 Terrific Books about Turtles

Enjoy these fiction and non-fiction books about turtles and introduce kids to one of the few animals that takes their house with them as they travel! When we take our evening walks through the neighborhood, we often see various animals -- o...
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50 Activities for Your Summer Bucket List

50 Activities for Your Summer Bucket List

Make a bucket list of fun things to do with your kids this Summer!My kids tell me I've been acting extra goofy this week. Really?  I hadn’t noticed ;)Actually, we are quickly approaching summer and I am very happy about the pros...
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100 Free Activities to do with Your Kids this Summer

100 Free Activities to do with Your Kids this Summer

Enjoy more than 100 Free activities to do with your kids this Summer with this printable list!I thought we'd try something a little different this summer -- I'm up for a challenge, how about you?We usually share a 'summer bucket list' on th...
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17 FREE Summer Reading Programs & Book Logs for Kids {with printables}

17 FREE Summer Reading Programs & Book Logs for Kids {with printables}

FREE Summer reading programs and book logs for kids & teens -- earn free books & more!!As parents, we know that connecting kids with books throughout the summer months is SUCH a good thing. Summer reading helps them to keep the...
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17 FUN Activities to Do at the Park

17 FUN Activities to Do at the Park

Try one or more of these fun activities to do at the park with your family! Our family LOVES to visit different parks.  Sometimes it's just a short walk at our neighborhood park to visit the ducks or play at the playground.  Other...
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Easy Mother's Day Craft or Teacher Appreciation Gift

Easy Mother's Day Craft or Teacher Appreciation Gift

Love this easy craft idea for Mother's Day or Teacher Appreciation Day -- preschoolers, elementary kids & teens can create a one-of-a-kind gift with this quick tutorial!Do you know what I love about today’s painting project for kids?&...
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10 Documentaries & Animated Movies for Earth Day

10 Documentaries & Animated Movies for Earth Day

These 10 animated movies, feature films & documentaries for families, children & the classroom are perfect for Earth Day or teaching kids about environmental themes and issues!Our kids were born into a world of endangered animals an...
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Tornado in a Bottle Science Experiment

Tornado in a Bottle Science Experiment

Upcycle items from around the house for this easy tornado in a bottle science experiment!Sometimes an activity can introduce us to something that we aren't able to experience in real life and today's science project does just that!Spring br...
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9 Plant & Garden STEM Activities

9 Plant & Garden STEM Activities

Explore some science & math in the garden with these great plant activities!Gardening is the perfect way to inspire kids to explore botany (the study of flowers & plants), habitats and pollination.It's also a wonderful family activi...
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Outdoor Science: Biodiversity for Kids

Outdoor Science: Biodiversity for Kids

A fun outdoor science activity that let's you measure the biodiversity of living things in your backyard ecosystem! Many times, you'll hear kids say "hey, there's a bird!" or "this is the tallest tree in our yard!" This activity takes it on...
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